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That 'outwards' sort of grip is commonly referred to as 'suicide grip' for obvious reasons. While it may not be dangerous on many exercises, on the Bench Press for example it can be very harmful (even deadly, hence the name) to use it. With this grip it is way easier/more likey that the bar just slips out of your hands crushing the whole weight onto your ...


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One of my favourite authors, Dan John, talks about the one arm bench press in his Easy Strength program, and how it should be a staple movement for horizontal pushing strength, as well as promoting symmetry across the body (if you can do 60kg for 5 on your right hand side, but only 30kg for 2 on your left, you may be a little asymmetric). The only ...


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There are plenty of options, you can do... Slower Rep Cadence. Low rest drop sets. Occlusion Training. Unilateral Training for Legs. etc. Your best bet is probably going to be to find heavier dumbbells though. There are only three ways to build muscle, Mechanical Tension (Resistance), Metabolic Stress (The Pump/Burn), and Muscle Damage (Not to be confused ...


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Nothing you’ve said suggests that you have uneven shoulder or back muscles. While I’m a fan of dumbbells, I don’t see that as a solution because it has the potential to exasperate the problem by allowing your arms to move even more freely. What you need to work on is your form. Find a mirror to practice and exercise in front of and watch yourself. Record ...


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